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DEWALT phone built rugged & tough to take abuse on job sites

By Erin L / March 7, 2017 / Comments Off on DEWALT phone built rugged & tough to take abuse on job sites

Smartphones are often delicate pieces of technology.  The glass screens and thin metal casings may look pretty, but they’re not suited to some industries or locations like a construction site. Now DEWALT, known for its power tool line has come out with an Android phone that’s built so tough it doesn’t even need a case.…

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Samsung Gear IconX wireless earbuds review

By Erin L / January 29, 2017 / Comments Off on Samsung Gear IconX wireless earbuds review

Until now truly wireless earbuds have been a bit of a myth. ‘Wireless’ has meant that the phones will connect with Bluetooth, so they don’t need a connector between the phone and your device, but they often come with a wire connecting the left to right earbud. While that’s been an ok option, some people…

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Ventev Mobile accessories & charging gadgets come to Canada

By Erin L / January 13, 2017 / 1 Comment

There’s a new provider of mobile and wireless accessories like cables, power banks and charging gadgets. Ventev, a US-based maker of gadgetry and smartphone gear, has arrived in Canada. I recently had a chance to try out some of the gear, and was very impressed with its durability, sleek styling, simple design and versatility.

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New Google Pixel phone launches in Canada: review

By Erin L / October 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

It’s probably one of the most anticipated smart phone launches in years. Google’s new Pixel phone is now out on the market and I was able to get my hands on one in advance for testing and review. Pixel is the first ever phone designed end to end by Google and it launches October 20,…

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Smart charging cables & accessories for your phone

By Erin L / September 25, 2016 / Comments Off on Smart charging cables & accessories for your phone

Phone batteries never last long enough, so making sure you’ve got a backup plan is important. I’ve been checking out some new charging devices and accessories that can help you stay powered up, while looking chic, and solving some annoying problems.

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A smarter workstation: iRizer makes working on the go more comfortable

By Erin L / May 25, 2016 / Comments Off on A smarter workstation: iRizer makes working on the go more comfortable

You know when an invention is so smart, so simple, you wonder, ‘why didn’t I think of that’? That was the first thing I thought of when the new iRizer by Matias arrived in its slim and sleek box.  I unboxed the lightweight laptop stand, which is made of matte black plastic, and latched the…

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‘Magic Wand’ is a reality on Kickstarter

By Erin L / January 15, 2016 / Comments Off on ‘Magic Wand’ is a reality on Kickstarter

Magic wands are the stuff of sci-fi and Cinderella. While once upon a time a Fairy Godmother used a special stick to sprinkle magic and turn pumpkins to coaches and mice into horses, it turns out a magic wand, of sorts, may actually exist. Developed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the Gestor is “wireless air mouse”…

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Get your phone a new outfit for the new year! Cool & Stylish new smartphone cases

By Erin L / December 22, 2015 / 12 Comments

When the seasons change, it’s a great time to think about upgrading your smartphone case. It’s a great idea to have a case wardrobe so your phone is protected in different situations, or you can just change cases to jazz it up for different events and situations. Recently I’ve gotten a look at some particularly…

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Review: Speck Cases for smartphones and laptops

By Erin L / March 31, 2015 / Comments Off on Review: Speck Cases for smartphones and laptops

 I’m going to argue your cell phone case is almost as important as the phone itself. After all, if you drop your phone, or have something bad happen to it, a good case is the only thing that will keep you from a hefty replacement bill. So it pays to choose wisely. One brand of…

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Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

By Erin L / December 5, 2014 / Comments Off on Better Device Charging Options! Throw away that 3-foot cord!

We use our smartphones so much today, it’s almost impossible to have a battery that can keep up.  So when the juice is gone, what do you do?  What are some better options for keeping your devices charged and at the ready?  Check out my recommendations: Trunk Charging cable: ilovehandles.com A small, compact charger that…

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